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Raspbian Linux Distribution Updated, But with One Unexpected Omission

New distribution images for the Raspberry Pi's Raspbian operating system appeared on their Download page a week or so ago. The dates of the new images are 2018-10-09 for the Raspbian-only version, and 2018-10-11 for the NOOBS (Raspbian and More) version. In a nutshell, this release includes: a...
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Kali Linux 2017.3 Hands-On: The Best Alternative to Raspbian for Your Raspberry Pi

The latest release of this excellent security, forensic, and penetration testing Linux distribution is everything I have come to expect from the software and more, with both PC (32 and 64 bit) and Raspberry Pi images. The new release, 2017.3, is primarily a roll-up, incorporating all patches and...
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Debian-Based Raspbian GNU/Linux OS with PIXEL Desktop Out Now for PC and Mac

Raspberry Pi Founder Eben Upton proudly announced the availability of the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution with the recently introduced PIXEL desktop environment for PC and Mac. As you might be aware of, Raspbian is the official Linux-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board...
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This tutorial series shows how to create fully automated holiday music and light show. In this final part, we wrap up the project with a custom playlist and finish up the electrical connections.

Create a Fully Automated Light and Music Show for the Holidays: Part 3

This tutorial series shows how to build  a fully automated holiday music and light show using a Raspberry Pi, a Micro SD card, and a few other inexpensive parts. Previously, we covered the basics of what you need for this project and showed how to set up your Raspberry Pi. In Part 2, I showed how...
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In this three-part tutorial, we show how to set up a fully automated holiday music and light show with a Raspberry Pi.

Create a Fully Automated Light and Music Show for the Holidays: Part 1

You better watch outYou better not cryBetter not poutI'm telling you whyChristmas lights are coming to town Christmas has been one of my favorite festivals, and this year it’s special because I’m planning a massive project to decorate my house using open source projects. There will be WiFi-...
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Swapnil Bhartiya shows how build a board with Raspberry Pi and open source software that synchronizes music with lights for less than $20.

Build a Spooky Halloween Music-Light Show with Raspberry Pi and Linux

My son just turned 4, and he is super-excited about Halloween and zombies. So I planned to create a haunted house-like experience for him. The biggest challenge was to get audio-visual effects. I wanted spooky music synchronized with well-placed lighting. Instead of buying some expensive Halloween...
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Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop for Raspbian Called PIXEL

Today, September 28, 2016, Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long proudly unveiled a new desktop environment for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux operating system for Raspberry Pi devices. Until today, Raspbian shipped with the well-known and lightweight LXDE desktop environment, which looks...
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